Australian news, and some related international items

Australian nuclear and climate news to 14 October

a-cat-CANClimate change is still the Big One. But, the danger of nuclear war is also the Big One, and particularly so right now. Red Cross and Red Crescent (IRRC) statement to UN on nuclear disarmament. Religious groups unite to lobby at UN on nuclear weapons banNobel Prize laureates call for an end to the insanity of nuclear weapons.

Removing CO2 From the Air  seen as Only Hope for Fixing Climate Change

People and planet endangered by the Trans Pacific Partnership.


15 October Australia National Day of Action Against Nuclear Waste Dumps. There’ll be a big rally in South Australia, because people there who care are aware of the State and Federal government’s nefarious plans for two different systems of nuclear waste dumping in that State . In the rest of Australia, government and media have maintained a disgraceful silence about the ongoing process to turn Australia into the world’s nuclear waste toilet. Despite the media blanket, protestors will rally in Victoria New South Wales,  and  today in Western Australia. 

SOUTH AUSTRALIA. Nuclear Citizens’ Jury members not allowed to change the wording of their set question.    Witnesses recommended for the next Citizens’ Jury on Nuclear Waste Importing, South Australia. Monitoring South Australia’s Nuclear Citizens’ Jury.

People power against nuclear waste dumping – protest at proposed Federal dump site in Flinders Ranges

Australian International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons calls on government to stop blocking progress on nuclear disarmament.

CLIMATE  Australia under question at UN over its climate change policy. Turnbull government has misused clean energy funds.

South Australia. Premier Jay Weatherill on the right track regarding renewable energy and electricity blackout. Solar power needed, to bring energy security and jobs to Port Augusta, South Australia. World first: Concentrated Solar Power Plant growing tomatoes.

Queensland govt’s push for solar power on all government buildings. Queensland govt requires Adani to prove financial viability for Carmichael mine. Legal challenge to Adani’s Abbot Point plans in Queensland’s Supreme Court. Traditional owners fighting Adani mine meet UN Rapporteur .

Australian Capital Territory  Canberra’s renewable energy leadership at risk, as Federal govt demonises renewables.

October 14, 2016 - Posted by | Christina reviews

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